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Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Music Festival with Henry Turner, Jr and Friends


9th Annual Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival

Join us for the Mardi Gras Celebration of Life Together with Great Music, Delicious Food and Dancing with Family & Friends!

Date:   Saturday, February 26, 2022

Time:  10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Place: Galvez Plaza  & Stage in Downtown Baton Rouge
            200 - 238 North Boulevard | Baton Rouge, LA 70801
            Across from North Boulevard Town Square. Between the new River Center Branch Library and the             Rhorer Plaza (behind City Hall). The Galvez Stage is the Crest sculpture

Featuring continuous live music in various genres, a Vendor’s Village and Food Court filled with festival food favorites, slanted toward this annual holidaycelebration. Lawn seating, so bring your chairs, families, friends and your smiles. 

This year’s lineup to date features blues, soul, R&B, reggae, gospel, jazz, pop/rock, spoken word and comedy. Performers to date include Henry Turner, Jr. & Flavor, The Listening Room All-Stars including Kelton ‘Nspire Harper, Owen Scott, Xavie Shorts, Pastor Leon Hitchens and comedian Eddie “Cool” Deemer. DJ’s is Teddy “Lloyd” Johnson of Teddy’s Juke Joint. More acts will be announced closer to the date.

  • FREE and Open to the Public - Family Friendly
  • VIP packages have preferred seating are $50.00 and include 2 meal tickets for the 'Taste of Louisiana' VIP tent, 2 non-alcoholic drink tickets, a CD of "Now" by Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor and additional giveaways.
  • Big Chief Packages are $100 and include 4 meal and drink tickets for two people, a CD of "Now" by Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, covered seating, photo ops and additional giveaways.

Note: The Crest sculpture (also known as Galvez Stage) is a progressive symbol of Baton Rouge's surge of continuous growth and developments today and tomorrow. Its namesake and form symbolizes our legendary music, cuisine, the Mississippi River and the character of our local residents.

We are strong, resilient and know how to enjoy the celebration of life together with music, food and libations.

* Many events in Baton Rouge have been proactively postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19. For the most up-to-date event information, please check with the specific event's website or social media pages.